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African Meeting House

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Essential to Understand the Abolisitionists in Boston

This is the end of the Black Heritage Trail. The House is run as a joint venture with the Museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gary D
Great informative visit

We really enjoyed our visit here. We first enjoyed the photography exhibition of Douglas . Then... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
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Built in 1806, this is the oldest African-American church that still stands in the United States.
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8 Smith Ct, Boston, MA 02114-4007
Beacon Hill
+1 617-723-8863
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the end of the Black Heritage Trail. The House is run as a joint venture with the Museum for Afro-American History and the National Park Service. Unfortunately, we got to the House close to the end time, but still enough time to look...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here. We first enjoyed the photography exhibition of Douglas . Then Michael took us on a really enjoyable trip round this lovely meeting house. He was a great guide, friendly and helpful as well as informative. It is well worth...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

The African Meeting House is a beautifully preserved part of Boston's Museum of African-American History and a nice, quick stop along the Black Heritage Trail. The actual meeting house…aka church was the first Black church in America. The museum exhibits change from month to month....More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

such an interesting place, beautifully preserved and presented to us wonderfully by our guide Michael. He was very informative and also interested to hear other people's views and information, so it felt like a discussion rather than a pre-prepared lecture.You an sense all the historic...More

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The African Meeting House is part of Boston's Museum of African-American History and a wonderful stop along the Black Heritage Trail. The museum exhibits change from time to time, but the hourly tour to the adjacent Meeting House is simply wonderful. Our National Park Service...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2015

This trip was one of my favorite! Boston is steeped in history and I was in awe at this place. The tour guide was amazing and to be in such a place were our founding fathers and activists were was amazing!

1  Thank TaresaE
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Crystal was our park ranger/tour guide, and she walked us from the school, over to the Meeting House and talked to us about the history of the building architecturally and cultrually. I think she did a really great job, and she was very kind to...More

5  Thank 50states5years
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